“Please join with Lady Lila Rich and the sangha in Boulder, Colorado for a celebration of the 27th anniversary of the Vajra Regent Ösel Tendzin’s passing into Parinirvana”

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This young man died of AIDS for what Tibetans call pure view, his Samaya with his guru. 

“This year’s celebration is being sponsored by the Vajra Regent Ösel Tendzin Library & Archives under the direction of Lady Lila Rich. The event will take place at Nalandabodhi Boulder meditation hall.  
The anniversary of a Parinirvana is traditionally understood to be an auspicious occasion for connecting with the wisdom and skillful means of our lineage teachers. We will enjoy a rich day of teachings and other offerings from the collected works of Vajra Regent Ösel Tendzin along with dharma practice and recollections by sangha.
Participants are welcome to take part in any or all segments of the program, the picnic lunch and/or benefit party. You may complete your registration at the door but please click the Register Now button at the bottom of this page to indicate your intention to attend the program. This will let the organizers know if you will be taking part in the picnic lunch and/or benefit party. Suggested donation for the program is $20 (arrangements can be made if cost presents an obstacle).” 

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In France unassimilated Tibetan Buddhist extremists reach out to Dalai Lama against Kalu Yangsi for his attempt to remove Tibetans from positions of authority in their sangha, so much for the pure view of these hypocrites when it comes to the commands of their guru if they don’t like what he wants them to do

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We need to strip these sanghas to the studs if need be. Assimilate to our communities or you will be replaced you perverts. The Dalai Lama isn’t going to save you. We see you.

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Tibetan Buddhism’s devotion to its Chinese base and its money instead of being true to its cash poor Mahasiddha inspired avant guard which  welcomed the Buddhism of Tibetans an alternative to Religion as we knew it here in the 1970’s has left a generation of Tibetan exiles on the outside looking in as the failures they are in their Buddhism, all we asked of these people was to assimilate to the norms of the communities we live and practice, to once in the melting pot melt a little, but this was too much for these losers and thus today the biggest challenge of the day for us as Buddhists is to get Tibetans out of our Buddhism

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“We can’t change the Vajrayana view or invent some ‘moderate’ version of Vajrayana Buddhism just to suit the 21st century Western mind-set. If we did, it would be like saying that in these modern times, we should say that certain compounded phenomena are permanent and some phenomena do exist inherently—but we can’t do that either. The view is fundamental to Buddhadharma and therefore to the Vajrayana path.
In Buddhism, the general idea is that we train our minds to actualize non-duality. Tantra offers us the most profound way of achieving that non-duality through the practice of pure perception; and in the Vajrayana we essentialize that practice by maintaining a pure perception of the guru.

Ultimately, as Vajrayana practitioners, we must apply pure perception to everyone and everything without exception, which means we must also apply it to Donald Trump and even Hitler. But we will only manage to achieve a pure perception of everyone and everything if we can first maintain a pure perception of our guru. If you try to retain the option of questioning, criticizing and analyzing—in other words if you retain some kind of selective impure perception as an insurance policy that allows you to question your very path—then how will you achieve the cessation of the dualistic mind? How will ‘one taste’ be actualized? How will you realize the union of samsara and nirvana?

One of Buddhism’s fundamental practices is that of working with our own projections. It’s a practice that is particularly emphasized in the Vajrayana. I know many of you will roll your eyes and accuse me of copping out when I say this, but everything Sogyal Rinpoche’s critical students are accusing him of is based on their projection. I know it’s hard to accept, I know it seems very real, but even so, it is a projection.

The bottom line here is: if both student and guru are consciously aware of Vajrayana theory and practice, I can’t see anything wrong in what Sogyal Rinpoche then does to his so-called Vajrayana students—especially those who have been with him for many years. Those students stepped onto the Vajrayana path voluntarily; it’s a journey that they chose to make. At least, I assume they did.

Do aspects of this journey go against commonly-accepted laws? Possibly. Do they contradict the way 21st century modern human beings usually think? Yes. From a worldly point of view, much of the Vajrayana seems unthinkable, perhaps even criminal. If Tilopa were alive today, he would have been locked up long ago. Come to think of it, which Western country or culture would actually brag in its great literature about Marpa beating up Milarepa? Yet the Tibetans celebrate this story, holding it up as one of the most glorious examples of a true guru-disciple relationship.

I also assume that these critical close students of Sogyal Rinpoche didn’t originally go to him for advice about how to achieve worldly success or for therapy, but to find out how to transcend this ordinary world—which necessarily involves going beyond all kinds of worldly values like morality, the rule of law, accountability, transparency and so on. You can’t leave one foot firmly grounded in your worldly comfort zones and ambitions, then expect to be able to transcend them.

This is the very reason the Vajrayana is said to be exclusively for disciples of ‘superior faculties’—which in this context, has nothing to do with being clever enough to qualify for a Rhodes scholarship or graduate from Stanford. A person with ‘superior faculties’ is totally disgusted with the dualism of samsara and nirvana, repulsed by ideas of fundamentalism and moderation, revolted by anarchism and morality, and single-minded and sincere in their devotion to the transcendence of duality. And this is why students are given so many warnings before they receive Vajrayana teachings.” buddhistdoor.net

It’s thanks to unassimilated Tibetans like Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche and his ilk that we today must disassocite ourselves as Buddhists from such losers. Such thinking puts Tibetans outside of the communities we live and practice in as Buddhists and we as such ust reject it as a matter of principle. Tibetan tradition be damned. We stand against the abuse of female members of our sanghas by Tibetan men. Period. If any Tibetan takes issue with this any past welcome they have previously enjoyed in our society of Buddhists is null and void. Don’t let the door hit you on the way out.

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If you are a Tibetan and believe Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche’s rationalization of Tibetan Buddhism’s historic sexual abuse of women we see you and you have no place in our communities

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This utterly indefensible defense of an infamous serial abuser of women puts all Tibetans to shame and outside the norms of the communities we live and practice in as dharma practitioners. We can’t think like Tibetans when it comes to the abuse of power. This isn’t about sex. It’s about a man sexually abusing female members of his Sangha. Not only does Sogyal Rinpoche to go away. His sangha has to go away. Every public figure associated with these people must either dissociate themselves from said sexual abuse or suffer the consequences. Until said Rinpoches get right with what we expect of them as members of our respective societies they will all be considered welcome among us. They need to sort this out among us. This is Donald Trump cowardice. He’s even doing Orange Hitler’s fake news bullshit. His Samaya is a Tibetan version of Sharia law basically and would be regarded as being cut from the same cloth as far as the norms of the communities we represent as Buddhists. This is awful. Tibetans at the highest level of Tibetan society need to get in front of this failure to assimilate to our community standards.

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“Dzongsar Khyentse Rinpoche Issues Public Statement on Recent Criticism of Sogyal Rinpoche”

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Tibetans whom put monks before Mahasiddhas think Western science and democracy is a joke.

“Naropa was Dean of that great university. His scholarly achievements were remarkable, but left him unsatisfied. So he relinquished his prestigious position and set out to find a teacher whose wisdom transcended his own great scholarship and all he knew. Eventually, he met Tilopa, a fisherman, and that meeting marked the beginning of an adventurous and highly unpredictable journey.”

Tibetans don’t think of Chogyam Trungpa as a Mahasiddha.

“Naropa’s Mahamudra lineage continues to the present day thanks to great Mahamudra merchants from the Far East, like Chogyam Trungpa Rinpoche, who even transported it to the wild west of America.”

Tibetans think Chogyam Trungpa’s followers were jokes.

“More than thirty years ago, Trungpa Rinpoche commanded his students, including successful lawyers and dentists from Boulder, Colorado, to move to the gloomiest place on the planet: Halifax, Nova Scotia. And they did. In modern times, such a command is the equivalent of ordering Naropa to steal soup. Amazingly, decades after Trungpa Rinpoche’s passing, those obedient dentists and lawyers are still living in Halifax, and have gone on to spawn a third generation of practitioners.”

“By the way, if you’re ever surrounded by a few of these practitioners, they’ll talk about the glories of Trungpa Rinpoche until your ears fall off!”

Tibetans are incapable of assimilating to life in the West.

“Recently, it was alleged by some of Sogyal Rinpoche’s students, who also consider themselves to be practitioners in the Vajrayana tradition, that Sogyal Rinpoche regarded abusive behaviour as the ‘skilful means’ of ‘wrathful compassion’ in the tradition of ‘crazy wisdom.’

However you describe Sogyal Rinpoche’s style of teaching, the key point here is that if his students had received a Vajrayana initiation, if at the time they received it they were fully aware that it was a Vajrayana initiation, and if Sogyal Rinpoche had made sure that all the necessary prerequisites has been adhered to and fulfilled, then from the Vajrayana point of view, there is nothing wrong with Sogyal Rinpoche’s subsequent actions. (By the way, ‘initiation’ includes the pointing out instruction which is the highest Vajrayana initiation, known as the fourth abhisheka.)”

Tibetans are sexual predators and a menace to society all.

“Frankly, for a student of Sogyal Rinpoche who has consciously received abhisheka and therefore entered or stepped onto the Vajrayana path, to think of labelling Sogyal Rinpoche’s actions as ‘abusive,’ or to criticize a Vajrayana master even privately, let alone publicly and in print, or simply to reveal that such methods exist, is a breakage of samaya.”

“This is not to say, as has been suggested, that tantra provides teachers with a list of ways they can abuse students sexually, emotionally and financially—you will not find such a list in any of the tantras. At the same time, a Vajrayana guru will use anything he can to challenge and go against each individual student’s ego, pride, self-cherishing and dualistic mind, and might well end up telling a sexually voracious, horny man to become a monk.”

Tibetans have no place in our Buddhism if they believe it too late for them to assimilate to life in the West.

“But what is ‘pure perception’? Ultimately, according to the Vajrayana, the practice of pure perception doesn’t mean just seeing the guru as a god, or even as a tantric deity. Although the Vajrayana does famously include techniques for visualizing not only the guru but every being on this planet and in the universe as a deity, the main point of pure perception is to go beyond dualistic perception altogether and realize the union of emptiness and appearance.”

“To put it simply, pure perception is the highest form of mind training—dag nang byang in Tibetan. Dag means ‘pure;’ nang means ‘perception,’ and byang means ‘train’ or ‘get used to.’”

Tibetans suck at being enlighted.

So, how does pure perception work? As a Vajrayana student, if you look at Sogyal Rinpoche and think he’s overweight, that is an impure perception. To try to correct your impure perception you might then try visualizing him with the body of Tom Cruise, but that is still not pure perception. One of the Vajrayana’s infinite number of skilful methods that are used to deconstruct and dismantle impure perception, is to visualize Sogyal Rinpoche with a horse’s head, a thousand arms and four legs. But even this technique must ultimately be transcended in order fully to realize pure perception.

Basically, while the student’s perception remains impure, the guru they see will be a projection based on their own impure projection, and so it can only ever be imperfect. The only way we can change our impure perception and see the guru as an enlightened being is by training our minds, using the visualization practises provided by the Vajrayana path.

No Vajrayana teaching or qualified Vajrayana teacher would ever expect a student’s perceptions to be completely pure from the moment they step onto the Vajrayana path. This is why the techniques we apply are called ‘training’—and even the English word ‘training’ implies that mistakes are inevitable. But there’s a very simple way of checking your progress with this practice. In the Vajrayana, you are supposed to see not only the guru but yourself as a deity. So if, having just been taught that you are a deity, you skip lunch and feel hungry, it means your training is not complete. You will only be perfectly trained in pure perception once you have finally actualized the union of appearance and emptiness.

Tibetans are the worst of Buddhists and must be regardedas such.

“So if a student of Sogyal Rinpoche were to see him floundering in the middle of a lake and based on their impure perception, project onto him the idea that he seems to be drowning, it would probably not be a good idea for that student to think, “Rinpoche is an enlightened being and should be able to walk on water.” A much better thought would be, “This is my impure perception! Rinpoche is manifesting as a drowning man so that I can accumulate the merit of rescuing him.”

“As your practise improves, your perception of the guru will no longer be bound or limited by the causes, conditions and effects that once made you think he was drowning. This is the point in your spiritual development when you will truly see the outer guru as the Buddha and will also be able to see your own inner guru.”

Tibetans are an threat to the good name of Buddhists everywhere.

“Until then, when your guru chairs a board meeting and it becomes obvious that he has no clue about an issue, as a prudent member of that board you shouldn’t hesitate to supply him with the information he needs. At the same time, as a Vajrayana student, you must skilfully remind yourself the guru only looks clueless to you because of your own impure perception, and that by appearing to need your assistance the guru is actually giving you the chance to accumulate merit.”

“We all have habits, and it’s habit that makes impure perception inevitable. The moment we step onto the Vajrayana path, we start breaking ‘samayas’—which are our commitment to maintaining pure perception. This is why the assumption that all Vajrayana practitioners will make mistakes is built into the Vajrayana path. A practitioner’s path is then to immediately confess, expose and fix any impure perceptions the moment they arise, and to continually aspire to make fewer and fewer mistakes.”

“This is what is meant by keeping the samaya vows. In fact, Vajrayana practice cannot be separated from keeping samaya. There is no such thing as: “Let’s keep samaya and then practice.”

Tibetan samaya is to Buddhism was sharia is to Muslim extremists.

“Ultimately, once we transcend all possibility of making errors or breaching samaya, even thinking that there is something to confess or such a thing as a confessor is a breakage of samaya. In Buddhadharma, not just the Vajrayana, the only way any of us can keep all the samayas, is by fully realizing a perfect understanding of shunyata.”

“If an impure perception—such as criticism of one’s guru—is made deliberately and consciously, and if it then goes on to become a well-organized, choreographed public discussion with no room for amendment or correction, it constitutes a total breakage of samaya.”

Tibetans are beyond redemption when it comes to their ignorance of enlightenment.

“Once an initiation has been given and received, neither the guru nor the student can continue to analyze each other—the guru cannot analyze the student and the student cannot analyze the guru. Having given someone an initiation, no matter how irritating, stubborn, neurotic or even criminal they may be, the guru must accept that person as his student and look after him or her as if they were his own child—even more so, actually. I know that many of you don’t want to hear it, but this is the Vajrayana view and this is what is taught in all the tantras.”

“It’s a big mistake to speculate about the possibility of continuing to analyze and criticize the guru after having received a major initiation—actually it’s totally wrong. We cannot modify Vajrayana’s fundamental view just because it doesn’t suit the minds of a few liberal, puritanical, Abrahamic, or individualistic activists.”

“If you find this view doesn’t suit you, but you still want to follow the Buddha’s path, you can always try the Mahayana and Sravakayana paths instead. If neither of those paths work for you—if you are uncomfortable with the non-dual groundlessness of Buddhism—you might just as well follow one of the Abrahamic religions. These are the religions that follow a clearly grounded dualistic path and say things like “don’t eat pork, do eat fish, and women must wear burqas.” If the label ‘religion’ is altogether too embarrassing for your elitist so-called progressive minds, you might try some kind of quasi-atheistic secularism, coated with moralistic ethics and bloated with dogmatic liberal self-righteousness. Or you could blindly allow yourself to be swallowed up by existentialist angst, then get annoyed with those who get blissed out on hope.”

Tibetans can’t change how they think so it can’t be done as far as they are concerned.

“In Buddhism, the general idea is that we train our minds to actualize non-duality. Tantra offers us the most profound way of achieving that non-duality through the practice of pure perception; and in the Vajrayana we essentialize that practice by maintaining a pure perception of the guru.

Ultimately, as Vajrayana practitioners, we must apply pure perception to everyone and everything without exception, which means we must also apply it to Donald Trump and even Hitler. But we will only manage to achieve a pure perception of everyone and everything if we can first maintain a pure perception of our guru. If you try to retain the option of questioning, criticizing and analyzing—in other words if you retain some kind of selective impure perception as an insurance policy that allows you to question your very path—then how will you achieve the cessation of the dualistic mind? How will ‘one taste’ be actualized? How will you realize the union of samsara and nirvana?”
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There is no end to the excuses Tibetans have for their failure to assimilate to life in the West. Sogyal Rinpoche must not be allowed retire in good standing as a Buddhist teacher. His sangha must be made an example of, stripped down to the studs, beginning with the removal of all Tibetans in any position of authority, forever severed from our fellowship as Buddhists. This isn’t what Enlightenment looks like. If Tibetans can’t assimilate to life in the West the choice is theirs. For our part We see what they are about these Tibetans whom put monks before mahasiddhas and it stops here. It isn’t a path to liberation. We want nothing to do with such an unenlightened people as those Tibetans that put monks before mahasiddhas.

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“After allegations, Sogyal Rinpoche retires from Rigpa”

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“India has increased a military alert along its eastern border with China, moving troops and weapons into the region amid a weeks-long standoff between the two countries that shows no signs of resolution”

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Dear Karmapa Thaye Dorje Twitter, please thread #karmapa teaching, if you’re going to do it do it right my friends @karmapaorg….

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“Embracing the twitter thread” explains how.

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Look out Mahasiddha inspired Tibetan Buddhists everywhere here comes China’s evangelical inspired Tibetans in Buddhist robes to model for us their dictatorship friendly Tibetan Buddhism to those of us that don’t know any better…

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A Chinese active measure against our Mahasiddha inspired Tibetan Buddhism.

Don’t normalize it, resist it. Monks before Mahasiddhas. Never.

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That the Chinese are to be found everywhere in Tibetan Buddhism today is more than ironic, how Beijing turned money laundering into a Relgion newly popular in the West…

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Just follow the money.

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We see you Tibetans.

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